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Latitude: 51.4816 / 51°28'53"N
Longitude: -3.2018 / 3°12'6"W
OS Eastings: 316642
OS Northings: 176533
OS Grid: ST166765
Mapcode National: GBR KCL.1V
Mapcode Global: VH6FD.G161
Entry Name: Milepost outside No.273
Listing Date: 13 January 1976
Last Amended: 8 November 2001
Source ID: 14081
Building Class: Transport
Location: At Canton Cross forming part of a good group with The Corporation PH and Canton Library.
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Probably dating from early/mid C19. The post has been moved from outside Nos. 10 and 12 Llandaff Road, which formed a part of the Cardiff-Llantrisant turnpike.
Cast-iron milepost, triangular on plan. Downward pointing apex with the words 'LANDAFF 1¼'; left hand narrow vertical portion with the words 'CARDIFF 1 MILES'; right hand portion with the words 'LANTRISANT 9½ MILES'.
Included for its special historic interest as an early/mid C19 turnpike milepost.
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